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Death in Art — Page 2

Souls on the Banks of the Acheron, Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl

Souls on the Banks of the Acheron

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1898
Still Life with Sparrow Hawk, Fowl, Porcelain and Shells, Clara Peeters

Still Life with Sparrow Hawk, Fowl, Porcelain and Shells

Clara Peeters, 1611
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Rembrandt van Rijn

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1632
The Angel of Death, Evelyn De Morgan

The Angel of Death

Evelyn De Morgan, 1881
The Assassination, James Ensor

The Assassination

James Ensor, 1890
The Bad Doctors, James Ensor

The Bad Doctors

James Ensor, 1892

I am one of those gods, the Powers who effect the triumph of Osiris over his adversaries on the day of the Weighing of the Words : I am thy kinsman, Osiris.

The Book of the Dead

1550 BCE
The Burial at Ornans, Gustave Courbet

The Burial at Ornans

Gustave Courbet, 1849-1850
The Death of Decius Mus, Peter Paul Rubens

The Death of Decius Mus

Peter Paul Rubens, 1616-1617
The Death of General Wolfe, Benjamin West

The Death of General Wolfe

Benjamin West, 1770
The death of Girardot in Bárbula, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The death of Girardot in Bárbula

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1883
The Death of Marat, Jacques-Louis David

The Death of Marat

Jacques-Louis David, 1793
The Death of Moses, Alexandre Cabanel

The Death of Moses

Alexandre Cabanel, 1851
The Death of Orpheus, Jean Delville

The Death of Orpheus

Jean Delville, 1893
The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art

The Death of Saint Innocent

c. 1520-1530
The Death of Sardanapalus, Eugène Delacroix

The Death of Sardanapalus

Eugène Delacroix, 1827
The Duel After the Masquerade, Jean-Léon Gérôme

The Duel After the Masquerade

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1857-1859
The Execution of Emperor Maximilian, Édouard Manet

The Execution of Emperor Maximilian

Édouard Manet, 1867
The First and Last Communion, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The First and Last Communion

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1888
The Last Look of John Donne, Marsden Hartley

The Last Look of John Donne

Marsden Hartley, 1940
The Life Clock, Richard Teschner

The Life Clock

Richard Teschner, 1935
The Martyrdom of Saint Serapion, Francisco de Zurbarán

The Martyrdom of Saint Serapion

Francisco de Zurbarán, 1628
The Mask of Agamemnon, Aegean Civilizations

The Mask of Agamemnon

1550 BCE-1500 BCE
The Misery, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The Misery

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1886
The Necromancer, Leonora Carrington

The Necromancer

Leonora Carrington, c. 1950
The Plague, Arnold Böcklin

The Plague

Arnold Böcklin, 1898
The Raft of the Medusa, Théodore Géricault

The Raft of the Medusa

Théodore Géricault, 1818
The Raising of Lazarus, Rembrandt van Rijn

The Raising of Lazarus

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1632
The Sick Violinist, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The Sick Violinist

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1886
The Triumph of Death, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Triumph of Death

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1562
The War, Marc Chagall

The War

Marc Chagall, 1943
Valentine Gode Darel in hospital bed, Ferdinand Hodler

Valentine Gode Darel in hospital bed

Ferdinand Hodler, 1914
Vanitas Still-life, Maria van Oosterwijck

Vanitas Still-life

Maria van Oosterwijck, 1668
Virginia's Death, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron

Virginia's Death

Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, c. 1690
More Themes in Art
Artist Letters, Themes in Art

Artist Letters

From the heart to the pen

Ancient Classics, Themes in Art

Ancient Classics

A good story never gets old

Boats, Themes in Art


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